Nicholas Sambides Jr.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 15, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
Residents in this northern Penobscot County town will vote Tuesday on whether to support a proposed national monument east of Baxter State Park, officials said Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 07, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
Fifteen students from Schenck High School and neighboring Stearns High School in Millinocket appealed to the school board Wednesday to reject a proposal to end the two schools’ award-winning Unified Harmony Show Choir.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 06, 2016, at 7:59 p.m.
A town councilor who was sentenced Wednesday for driving drunk repeatedly denied drinking on the day of her arrest and changed her story during the investigative process, according to an incident report filed by police. Gilda Stratton, 69, had no comment after Millinocket District Court Judge Kevin …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 05, 2016, at 9:24 p.m.
A Howland woman will pay fines and lose her license as part of a plea bargain that takes advantage of a new law that helps victims of a crash attain some justice when criminal laws don’t apply.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 05, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
The fatal crash occurred on the morning of Nov. 15, 2014, near the intersection of Route 2 and Mohawk Road.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 05, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
A local woman will pay a $750 fine after pleading no contest Tuesday to charges arising from a hit-and-run on West Broadway in January, in which a pedestrian was struck.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 05, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
Some of the brightest young minds of northern Penobscot County participated in a program that allows them to more than job-shadow doctors.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 05, 2016, at 6:37 a.m.
Hand-picked by their schools for their outstanding academic work and their potential, the students get a chance to see whether medicine is for them.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 01, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
The House vote “shows that we are not that splinter group that we are probably being advertised as in Washington. We know what’s best for our area. It represents the fact that the governing body of the state of Maine still knows that we are here,” Councilor Michael Madore said Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 01, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.
Michael Olin died in a fire at his home Thursday. He was described as a warm, gregarious and helpful neighbor.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
A local man died when fire destroyed his Elm Street home in the predawn hours of Thursday despite four people’s efforts to save him.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
A man died when fire destroyed part of his Elm Street home in the predawn hours of Thursday despite a neighbor’s attempt to rescue him, officials said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 30, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
The National Park Service needs to further respond to a list of requirements before U.S. Sen. Angus King will decide whether to support a national monument proposed for the north woods, he said Wednesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 29, 2016, at 5:56 p.m.
“What’s happened in the paper industry is like a natural disaster. We have lost six mills in five years,” Sen. Angus King said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 29, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Police issued the student, 14, summonses for disorderly conduct and criminal trespass on Friday and referred him to juvenile authorities after the incident.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 28, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
A Penobscot County Federal Credit Union branch was robbed of an undetermined amount of money on Monday. It was the first reported robbery of a PCFCU branch since 2011.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 28, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
An unidentified man wearing a surgical face mask and dark gloves robbed a Bridge Street credit union of an undetermined amount of money Monday, officials said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 25, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Angus King wants the National Park Service’s leader to hear what Katahdin region residents have to say about a proposed North Woods national monument, he said Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 25, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Stearns Junior/Senior High School went into lockdown briefly on Friday due to “an issue with a student,” Superintendent Frank Boynton said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 23, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
Zach Sides was surprised when his choice of words drew resistance from a school official.